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Christmas trees

Peyton Cousineau, six, dropped his ticket in the raffle to win one of many decorated trees up for grabs Saturday afternoon during a craft and bake sale at Rainycrest. There also was a penny table, bake sale, and local vendor blender while resident Frances Shelfantook was on hand to sign copies of her books.

‘Dr. Seuss’ tree

Alicia Subnaik-Kilgour, CEO of the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre, showed off the Dr. Seuss “Whoville” Christmas tree library staff decorated for the “Festival of Trees.” A total of 15 trees have been donated, which can be bid on now at the Fine Line Art Gallery on Mowat Avenue.

‘Curling Week’

Lead Adam Esselink, left, and second Wayne Roy put their backs into sweeping this shot by skip Dan McFayden during Thursday night men’s league action at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The town is marking “Curling Week” through tomorrow.

Clear shot

Muskie Katie Sinclair had a clear lane to the net on this first-period scoring chance much to the dismay of Kenora Broncos’ defender Kylie Lindquist and goalie Aryn Puls. Sinclair had a goal and two assists in the black-and-gold’s 10-0 shutout win last night.

Breaking in

Muskie Tyler Mosbeck (11) had no time for stopping despite the presence of Kenora Broncos’ defencemen Eastin Gautier (95) and Rhyse Mandamin (24) during the second period of Fort High’s 6-3 victory here Tuesday night.

Co-op display

Grade 12 student Taylor Shouldice, right, who had a co-op placement in the music room at Fort High, explained to fellow student Maria Ball about her display called “The Instrument You Were Born With.” Students who participated in co-op placements this semester lined the atrium yesterday with their displays.

Grant presentation

Glenn Craig, president and CEO of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, presented members of Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. with a grant for $12,200 from the Northern Cancer Fund yesterday at La Verendrye Hospital. The funds will be used to purchase new equipment for chemotherapy, including a triple channel IV pump and a specialized pharmacy cart.

Howarth chat

Hugh Masson spoke with Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath last Thursday evening during a spaghetti supper hosted by the Kenora-Rainy River NDP Riding Association. The fundraiser dinner at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau was brimming with party supporters.

‘Winter Wonderland’

St. John’s Anglican Church truly was transformed into a “Winter Wonderland” on Saturday. The event was lavishly decorated by Pattie Anderson and Karen Sockolotuk, with the true showcase being this scene depicting two women in vintage clothing getting ready to ice skate.